The course 

Our Commercial skills courses are designed to practise functional English for use in business/commercial/engineering/administrative sectors: e.g. describing trends; business small talk; business correspondence; describing products; giving presentations; dealing with number, facts and figures.

Business/company visits (2 visits are included in the standard programme)

We can arrange visits to the following companies (included in the course price)

Commercial Skills sample

Commercial Skills sample

  • The Yarrow Hotel (Leisure & Tourism/Marketing)
  • Dungerness Power Station (Science & Engineering)
  • Canterbury Tales tourist attraction (Leisure & Tourism/Marketing)
  • Shepherd Neame Brewery (Product Development/Marketing/Tourism) supplement £10/person
  • Thames Barrier (Science & Engineering) supplement £15/person

Social programme 

The programme includes (per week):

  • 1 full-day
  • 1 half-day excursion
  • 5 evening activities

Social trip options

  • Full-day London – standard tour of the famous sights
  • Full-day London – museums and South Kensington
  • Full-day Cambridge (supplement £15/person)
  • Full-day Brighton (supplement £15/person)
  • Half-day Canterbury
  • Half-day Margate
  • Half-day Deal & Walmer

These trips include a guided tour (if requested), travel and of course, free time for shopping!

All of our trips offer you the chance to see more of British culture. Whether it is history, architecture, museums, cathedrals and famous monuments, our trips have something for everyone. .

Please contact us to discuss dates and fees.

Key Facts

Number of class hours: 15

Accommodation: Student residence/Homestay

Number of weeks: 1 – 2 weeks

Group size: 20+

Nationality: Closed groups

Course entry test: Yes

Age range: 16+

Minimum level of English: A2

End of course certificate: Yes

Transfers: Available on request